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Review: could Myelodysplastic syndrome cause Enlarged spleen?

We study 11,725 people who have Myelodysplastic syndrome from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Enlarged spleen

Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 39,175 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, hepatitis c.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 11,725 people who have myelodysplastic syndrome are studied. Among them, 103 (0.88%) have Enlarged Spleen. They amount to 0.26% of all the 39,149 people who have Enlarged Spleen on eHealthMe.

Trend of Enlarged spleen in myelodysplastic syndrome reports

Gender of people who have myelodysplastic syndrome and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

FemaleMale
Enlarged spleen36.36%63.64%

Age of people who have myelodysplastic syndrome and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged spleen1.94%0.00%0.97%0.00%0.00%0.97%15.53%81.55%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Iron overload (8 people, 7.77%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 5.83%)
  3. Hypertension (5 people, 4.85%)
  4. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (5 people, 4.85%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (3 people, 2.91%)
  6. Prophylaxis (3 people, 2.91%)
  7. Dyspepsia (3 people, 2.91%)
  8. Clostridial infection (3 people, 2.91%)
  9. Diarrhoea (3 people, 2.91%)
  10. Hypokalaemia (3 people, 2.91%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Exjade (41 people, 39.81%)
  2. Revlimid (28 people, 27.18%)
  3. Neupogen (21 people, 20.39%)
  4. Thalomid (16 people, 15.53%)
  5. Aranesp (15 people, 14.56%)
  6. Allopurinol (14 people, 13.59%)
  7. Aspirin (14 people, 13.59%)
  8. Lasix (13 people, 12.62%)
  9. Acyclovir (11 people, 10.68%)
  10. Hydrea (11 people, 10.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • JHeath on Dec, 18, 2013:

    Black Male, 65 years old. I started out taken Carvedilol 25 mg tablet zyd, 1 tablet 2 times a day. I developed a enlarge spleen, and I cut my dosage down to half a tablet once a day. I'm also taken 2 other blood pressure pills and a baby asprine.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Enlarged Spleen, uncomfortable feeling in the spleen area, goes away when I sleep, and it doesn't hurt or feel uncomfortable all day long, just sporadic pain.

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